Chapter

Confiscating Live Body Parts

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199289998
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603556 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199289999.003.0005
 Confiscating Live Body Parts

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This chapter argues that the duty of assistance includes a duty to make some of one’s body parts available, before death, to those who need them. It claims that however demanding such duty may seem at first sight, it can be delineated in such a way as to preserve the interest of the healthy in living a minimally flourishing life.

Keywords: autonomy; bodily integrity; body parts; duty of assistance; interference; sufficiency

Chapter.  15693 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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